William Penn and the Founding of Pennsylvania: A Documentary History

William Penn and the Founding of Pennsylvania: A Documentary History


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812211313
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 06/28/1983
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 983,446
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile: 1570L (what's this?)

About the Author

Jean R. Soderlund is Professor of History at Lehigh University, where she is also chair of the History Department and codirector of the Lawrence Henry Gipson Institute for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Her other books include Quakers and Slavery: A Divided Spirit and, with Gary B. Nash, Freedom By Degrees: Emancipation in Pennsylvania and Its Aftermath.

Table of Contents

Illustrations and Maps
Editorial Method
A William Penn Chronology, 1680-1684

I. Negotiating the Charter for Pennsylvania, May 1680-March 1681
II. The Charter of Pennsylvania, 4 March 1681
III. Promoting the New Colony, March 1681-June 1681
IV. Selling Land to the First Purchasers, July 1681-December 1681
V. The Frame of Government of Pennsylvania
VI. Preparing to Leave for Pennsylvania, January 1682-September 1682
VII. First Months in America, October 1682-May 1683
VIII. The Pennsylvania General Assembly, 10 March 1683-4 April 1683
IX. Conflict with Lord Baltimore, June 1683-August 1683
X. Negotiating with the Indians, August 1683-December 1683
XI. Friction with the Colonists, January 1684-July 1684
XII. Return to England, August 1684

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